In one of the art world’s most dramatic heists, thieves in 2012 made off with seven paintings, worth millions of euros, by Picasso, Matisse, Monet and others. File photo: AFP

Anonymous letter leads writer to ‘stolen’ Picasso buried in forest … but turns out to be a prank

  • In 2012, thieves stole seven paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Monet and others
  • Hopes of recovering one of them, a Picasso, dashed by apparent hoax
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In one of the art world’s most dramatic heists, thieves in 2012 made off with seven paintings, worth millions of euros, by Picasso, Matisse, Monet and others. File photo: AFP
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